The degree program can be tailored to meet the unique professional needs of each student. In close consultation with a faculty adviser, the student develops a program that combines expertise in a specific professional area with interdisciplinary training in international studies. Areas of professional concentration include comparative development, cross-cultural training, cultural arts, environment, food and food systems, gender and development, health, international community development, international education, international tourism, journalism, migration, non-profit management, and public policy and planning. Concentrations in other professional areas can be arranged.
Graduates of the Department of International Studies serve as international technical advisers, career diplomats, community development professionals, international business and trade experts, analysts in developing countries, international educators, administrators of international programs, and cross-cultural communication consultants.
In consultation with their faculty advisor, students identify a professional concentration. Suggested areas include the following:
- comparative development
- cross-cultural training
- cultural arts
- food and food systems
- gender and development
- international community development
- international education
- international tourism
- nonprofit management
- public policy and planning
Concentrations in other professional areas can be arranged.
International students are encouraged to apply. Study programs are designed to meet students’ professional needs and those of their home countries. As many as half the program’s graduate students are international students.
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesInternational Relations International Development International Business View 161 other Masters in International Relations in United States
The applicant must be a graduate of an accredited four-year college or university with a grade point average (GPA) of 3.30 or better in all academic work.
GRE score is required. The application process is online.
International35211 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 35211 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
National35211 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 35211 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.